Budget 2007 - Rates of Payment


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Budget 2007 Rates of Payment

RATES OF PAYMENT

Maximum Weekly Rates

Number of Recipients

Weekly Personal Rate

Qualified Adult Allowance

Child Rate

 

 

Present

New

Increase

Present

New

Increase

 

Social Insurance Payments

 

State Pension (Contributory)/(Transition)

228,300

 

   

 

 

   

- Under Age 80

 

193.30

209.30

16.00

128.80*

139.50*

10.70

22.00

- Aged 80 and over

 

203.30

219.30

16.00

149.30**

173.00**

23.70

22.00

Widow's/Widower's (Contributory) Pension/

Deserted Wife's Benefit

110,500/

9,800

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

- Under Age 66

 

171.30

191.30

20.00

 

 

 

22.00

- Aged 66 and under Age 80

 

193.30

209.30

16.00

 

 

 

22.00

- Aged 80 and over

 

203.30

219.30

16.00

 

 

 

22.00

Invalidity Pension

51,600

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

- Under Age 65

 

171.30

191.30

20.00

122.20*

136.50*

14.30

22.00

- Aged 65 and under Age 80

 

193.30

209.30

16.00

149.30**

173.00**

23.70

22.00

- Aged 80 and over

 

203.30

219.30

16.00

 

 

 

22.00

Carer's Benefit/Constant Attendance Allowance

1,200

180.70

200.70

20.00

 

 

 

22.00

Disablement Pension

12,600

196.90

216.90

20.00

 

 

 

 

Jobseeker's/Illness/Health & Safety/Injury Benefit

50,400/66,200/1,100

165.80

185.80

20.00

110.00

123.30

13.30

22.00

Death Benefit Pension

650

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

- Under Age 66

 

194.60

213.70

19.10

 

 

 

 

- Age 66 and under Age 80

 

197.70

213.70

16.00

 

 

 

 

- Aged 80 or over

 

207.70

223.70

16.00

 

 

 

 

Social Assistance Payments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

State Pension (Non-Contributory)

98,400

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

- Age 66 and under Age 80

 

182.00

200.00

18.00

120.30

132.20

11.90

22.00

- Aged 80 and over

 

192.00

210.00

18.00

 

 

 

22.00

Carer's Allowance

27,300

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

- Under Age 66

 

180.00

200.00

20.00

 

 

 

22.00

- Aged 66 and over

 

200.00

218.00

18.00

 

 

 

22.00

Blind Pension

1,500

165.80

185.80

20.00

110.00

123.30

13.30

22.00

Widow's/Widower's/ (Non-Contributory) Pension/

Deserted Wife's/Prisoner's Wife's Allowance

2,000

800

165.80

185.80

20.00

 

 

 

 

One-Parent Family Payment

73,700

165.80

185.80

20.00

 

 

 

22.00

Pre-Retirement/Disability Allowance

11,200/81,300

165.80

185.80

20.00

110.00

123.30

13.30

22.00

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

26,800

165.80

185.80

20.00

110.00

123.30

13.30

22.00

Jobseeker's Allowance

77,200

165.80

185.80

20.00

110.00

123.30

13.30

22.00

Farm Assist

7,500

165.80

185.80

20.00

110.00

123.30

13.30

22.00

Other Social Welfare Allowances

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maternity/Adoptive Benefit – Minimum Rate

15,400

182.60

207.80

25.20

 

 

 

 

Guardian's Payment (Contributory)/(Non-Contributory)

800/400

138.00

158.00

20.00

 

 

 

 

Note: *under 66 **66 or over

 

Child Benefit

Number of Children

Present Monthly Rate

New Monthly Rate

 

1 child

150.00

160.00

2 children

300.00

320.00

3 children

485.00

515.00

4 children

670.00

710.00

5 children

855.00

905.00

6 children

1,040.00

1,100.00

7 children

1,225.00

1,295.00

8 children

1,410.00

1,490.00

 

Family Income Supplement (FIS)

Family Size

Present Income Limit

New Income Limit

 

1 child

465.00

480.00

2 children

510.00

550.00

3 children

565.00

625.00

4 children

630.00

720.00

5 children

705.00

820.00

6 children

775.00

910.00

7 children

845.00

1,020.00

8 children or more

905.00

1,090.00

FIS is calculated at 60% of the difference between net weekly income (i.e. gross pay less Tax, Employee's PRSI, Health Contribution, Superannuation) and the income limit for your family size.


Last modified:25/11/2008
 

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